Visiting Baltimore -conf


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The birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner Baltimore, is a truly authentic and historic city. Explore the world-famous Inner Harbor, march through Fort McHenry, enjoy award-winning cuisine, and much more. 

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The Baltimore Orioles will be playing the Texas Rangers at Camden Yards on July 13-15, 2018. Orioles Park at Camden Yards (OPACY) is a beautiful baseball-only facility in downtown Baltimore. The one-time railroad center became the official home of the Orioles on April 6, 1992 and is located only 2 blocks from the birthplace of baseball's most legendary hero, George Herman "Babe" Ruth.

Experience the passion that Baltimorean's have for their O's and purchase a game ticket here. While at OPACY, don't forget to try infamous Boog's BBQ and all of the other amazing things the park has to offer!

pick crabs

Picking crabs is a Baltimore tradition like no other! Learn how to pick crabs, grab a Natty Boh and head to one of these amazing restaurants for a true Baltimore meal.

Nick's Fishhouse

LP Steamers

Bo Brooks

Captain James

»LP Steamers may not be accessible to all visitors with limited mobility


Kid friendly activities with space

Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

Maryland Science Center

Maryland Zoo

National Aquarium

Paddle Boats

Port Discovery

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

»paddle boats may not be accessible to all visitors with limited mobility


getting around

Uber is very present in downtown Baltimore. If you don't have the Uber App, download it here. Or check out these other transportation options:

Baltimore Water Taxi

Baltimore Bike Share

The Charm City Circulator

Yellow Cab

» The Charm City Circulator has an ADA-compliant ramp. Other transportation services may not be accessible to all visitors with limited mobility

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where to eat

Baltimore is home to numerous delicious restaurants. Check out these restaurants around the conference location:

Blu Bambu

BRIO Tuscan Grille



Dick's Last Resort

Five Guys

Fogo de Chao

Hard Rock Cafe



Kona Grill

M&S Grill

McCormick & Schmicks

Miss Shirley's Cafe

Morton's Steakhouse

Noodles and Company

Potbelly Sandwich Shop


P.F. Changs

Phillip's Seafood

Rusty Scupper

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

Shake Shack

Sullivan's Steakhouse

The Captial Grille

Tir Na Nog Irish Bar & Grill

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historic attractions

Evergreen Museum & Library

A Gilded Age mansion on 26 landscaped acres. Tour world-class collections, including Tiffany art glass, post - impressionist painting and Asain decorative arts, assembled by the BO Railroad's Garrett family. Elevator access may be arranged prior to a visit, please call in advance for personalized assistance

The Walters Art Museum

Acclaimed as one of the best art museums in the United States, this museum allows you to explore 55 centuries worth of art, including Egytian mummies, medieval armors and 19th-century masterpieces

The Baltimore Museum of Art

This is Maryland's largest art museum and includes ancient mosaics to contemporary art

American Visionary Art Museum

This national museum and education center presents original works of art created by self-taught artists.


Historic Ships in Baltimore

Baltimore is home many National Historic Landmarks such as the USS Constellation, USS Torsk, USCGC Taney, Lightship 116 Chesapeake and Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse. Due to the nature of their construction, portions of the Historic Ships may not be accessible to visitors with limited mobility

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

America's first wax museum of African American history and culture

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

This museum highlights the history and accomplishments of Maryland's African American community


Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park Museum

A Living Classrooms Foundation campus, this museum celebrates the contributions of African Americans in the development of Baltimore's maritime history

B&O Railroad Museum

A fun place for kids and families, this museum features the most important railroad collection in America

Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House allows you to step into living history and immerse yourself in the story of the creation of the American Flag. Museum is wheelchair accessible however the Historic House may not be accessible to all visitors with limited mobility

Fort McHenry National Monument

The 18th-century brick fort defended the Baltimore Harbor during the War of 1812 and is the birthplace of the American national anthem

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